Sheridan schedules cleanup day

SHERIDAN — Residents will have an opportunity to make a difference in the appearance of their community by participating in a citywide cleanup effort beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 21. Volunteers ...

Sheridan residents decry lack of code enforcement

SHERIDAN — Tkeisha Wydro used the Communities of the West Valley Facebook page to inform locals about Monday night’s city council meeting. The agenda included a discussion with the Sheridan ...

Willamina man charged following elude, crash

WILLAMINA — A Willamina man faces multiple charges after he allegedly sped away following a traffic stop and crashed his car. David Vincent Rojas, 35, was charged by the Oregon State Police with ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Makhi Blackcrow cuts a rug while dressed to fit in with the prom’s luau theme.

A really special prom

WILLAMINA — Students danced, snacked and socialized Thursday at Willamina’s second special education prom. “It was so much fun!” said Brenda Dickens, who organized the event in ...

Willamina councilors hear promising Family Place news

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council learned Tuesday night that A Family Place, a program operated by Lutheran Community Services Northwest, wants to establish a relief nursery in the West Valley. AFP ...

Willamina board receives facilities cost breakdown

WILLAMINA — Richard Rothweiler, senior architect with Salem-based Architecture Community, has compiled a mountain of material related to long-range facility planning in the Willamina School District. During ...

News-Register file photo##The Ballston Bridge carries traffic on DeJong Road.

Repairs to begin this month on Ballston Bridge

Bridge will be closed the rest of the year

Sheridan will take a close look at facilities

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan School Board will make facilities a focal point during the coming year. Superintendent Steve Sugg engaged members in a serious facilities-related discussion for the first ...

Sublet

Rural Yamhill drug dealer indicted

Sheryl Sublet was known to receive heroin and methamphetamine from Southern California through the mail, Yamhill County Sheriff’s Detective Justin Caughlin wrote in a probable cause affidavit. The ...

Willamina children to hunt Easter eggs

WILLAMINA — The Easter Bunny will visit Willamina Saturday, March 24, for the Great Egg Drop, an egg hunt and carnival at Willamina High School, 110 N.E. Oaken Hills Drive. More than 5,000 eggs ...

Sheridan group aims at keeping town clean

SHERIDAN — Members of the Sheridan Revitalization Committee inquired of the city council Monday night how ordinances related to property maintenance can be better enforced. Leo Krick represented ...

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McMinnville High School student Brenna Spahn and other students old hands as a show of solidarity during a student walk-out Wednesday, March 14, as part of National School Walk-Out Day.

United (and sometimes divided) they stand

This week’s walkouts show both unity and division among county’s young people

Willamina council takes vehicle stand

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council is taking a tougher stand against owners of abandoned and discarded vehicles. An abandoned vehicle is considered unclaimed and/or unoccupied on public property, ...

Willamina board must make facilities decisions

WILLAMINA — Enrollment in the Willamina School District is approaching 900. There’s a good chance that number will climb in coming years, further stressing district facilities. The elementary ...

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